digital health

mhealth: the digital placebo effect of health apps

mhealth: the digital placebo effect of health apps

Sharing information about the expected effect of a health app before its use and providing positive feedback regarding its effectiveness after its use have the potential to strengthen the placebo effect.

Can an app change your personality?

Can an app change your personality?

Research has shown that daily use of a smartphone app can lead to desired personality changes within three months.

Cardivascular diseases: digital twin improves therapy

Cardivascular diseases: digital twin improves therapy

Using mathematical image processing, scientists have found a way to create digital twins from human hearts.

Are digital trackers for mental health fit for purpose?

Are digital trackers for mental health fit for purpose?

Digital tracking of people with mental health conditions has the power to transform medical diagnostics and treatment, but its claims need careful scrutiny.

Neural networks could help predict future self-harm

Neural networks could help predict future self-harm

Researchers have created artificial intelligence algorithm that can automatically identify patients at high risk of intentional self-harm, based on the information in the clinical notes in the electronic health record.

Augmented intelligence advances robotic surgery

Augmented intelligence advances robotic surgery

TransEnterix, Inc. announced that a hospital in New Jersey successfully completed its first surgical procedures using the Intelligent Surgical UnitTM.

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